Archive for October, 2014

Hadith on Companions: Do not say anything bad about the Prophet’s companions

October 27, 2014

Anas reported: There was a discussion between Khalid ibn Al-Waleed and Abdur Rahman ibn Awf. Khalid said to him, “You were presumptuous with us in days gone by.” It was mentioned to the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, and he said, “Leave my companions alone. By the one in whose hand is my […]

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Hadith on Medina: The Prophet loved Medina and longed to return to it

October 15, 2014

Anas ibn Malik reported: Whenever the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, returned from a journey and saw the walls of Medina from afar, he would quicken his pace and, if he was on an animal, he would make it gallop out of his love for Medina. Source: Sahih Bukhari 1787, Grade: Sahih (authentic) according […]

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Hadith on Justice: No burden of sin is upon the child of adultery

October 12, 2014

Aisha reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessing be upon him, said, “There is no burden upon the child of adultery for the sins of his parents.” Then the Prophet recited the verse, “No soul shall bear the burdens of another.” (6:164) Source: Al-Mustadrak 7135, Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Al-Albani Ibn Taymiyyah said, […]

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Umar on Rights: I fear Allah will ask my about the rights of my animals

October 8, 2014

Dawud ibn Ali reported: Umar ibn Al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “If a lost sheep under my care were to die on the banks of the Euphrates, I would expect Allah the Exalted to question me about it on the Day of Resurrection.” Source: Hilyat al-Awliyāʼ 137 عن داود بن علي قَالَ […]

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Sufyan on Patience: Silence on your sins, good deeds, and pain is true patience

October 7, 2014

Yusuf ibn Absat reported: I heard Sufyan Ath-Thawri say, “Three qualities are from patience: not speaking about your sins, nor about your pain, nor about your righteousness.” Source: Hilyat Al-Awliya 9397 عن يوسف بن أسباط قَالَ سَمِعْتُ سُفْيَانَ الثَّوْرِيَّ يَقُولُ ثَلاثَةٌ مِنَ الصَّبْرِ لا تُحَدِّثْ بِمَعْصِيَتِكَ وَلا بِوَجَعِكَ وَلا تُزَكِّ نَفْسَكَ 9397 حلية الأولياء لأبي […]

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Hadith on Takfeer: The accuser is closer to unbelief than the accused

October 2, 2014

Hudhaifa reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, I fear for you that a man will recite the Quran until his delight is seen and he takes Islam as a cloak. Then, he changes to whatever Allah wills for him, such that it is stripped from him and he throws it behind […]

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Hadith on Khawarij: Violent rebels are the dogs of Hellfire

October 2, 2014

Ibn Abi Awfa reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The khawārij are the dogs of Hellfire.” Source: Sunan Ibn Mājah 173 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani عَنِ ابْنِ أَبِي أَوْفَى قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ الْخَوَارِجُ هُمْ كِلَابُ النَّارِ 173 سنن ابن ماجه كتاب المقدمة باب […]

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Hadith on Graves: O Anas, do not pray towards the graves

October 2, 2014

Anas ibn Malik reported: Umar ibn Al-Khattab saw me while I was praying near a grave and he raised his voice saying, “The grave!” I thought he said something else, so I looked toward the sky. Umar came and he said, “Indeed, I said the grave. Do not pray towards it.” Source: Musannaf Abdur Razzaq […]

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